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Deadly Yokohama Train Crash Points to Overburdened Rail Crossings
September 11, 2019
Deadly Yokohama Train Crash Points to Overburdened Rail Crossings
A fatal train collision has sparked renewed concern over the state of rail crossing safety in Japan's urban areas.
Deadly Yokohama Train Crash Points to Overburdened Rail Crossings
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
September 09, 2019
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
The country has been working to battle infections in affected villages in recent weeks.
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
To Create an Immigrant-Friendly Japan, Start with Education Reform
September 09, 2019
To Create an Immigrant-Friendly Japan, Start with Education Reform
The conformity that is encouraged in Japanese schools shapes a social consciousness that is suspicious of outsiders.
To Create an Immigrant-Friendly Japan, Start with Education Reform
Patriotic Shift for China’s ‘First Class of School’ TV Program
September 06, 2019
Patriotic Shift for China’s ‘First Class of School’ TV Program
This year’s show opened with video of the Chinese flag being raised across the country.
Patriotic Shift for China’s ‘First Class of School’ TV Program
Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future
September 06, 2019
Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future
20 years after the holding of a UN-backed referendum, there remains much work to do in Timor-Leste.
Timor-Leste: Between Dreadful Past and Hopeful Future
Japan Open for Bets on Hosting Mega Casino Resorts
September 06, 2019
Japan Open for Bets on Hosting Mega Casino Resorts
Since the legalization of casinos in Japan, the battle to attract global casino operators continues amidst divided residents and business communities.
Japan Open for Bets on Hosting Mega Casino Resorts
Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat
September 06, 2019
Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat
A metro project threatens one of the city’s last green spaces and the tribal people who live there.
Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat
August 2019: What I Saw in Kashmir
September 06, 2019
August 2019: What I Saw in Kashmir
Kashmir cries out in anger and anguish as India’s crackdown remains in place.
August 2019: What I Saw in Kashmir
Two Wheels Good: Motorbike Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
September 05, 2019
Two Wheels Good: Motorbike Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
A recent heated debate is just the latest incident in the motorbike taxi scene in Southeast Asia.
Two Wheels Good: Motorbike Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
September 05, 2019
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
The president fired the government’s top prison official amid outcry over a mass prisoner release.
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
Going on a <em>Gongcance</em>: Airport Vacations Trending for Korea’s Elderly
September 04, 2019
Going on a Gongcance: Airport Vacations Trending for Korea’s Elderly
Confronted with high electricity costs, Korea’s elderly are heading to the airport to chill.
Going on a Gongcance: Airport Vacations Trending for Korea’s Elderly
A Day in Kashmir’s Epicenter of Resistance
September 04, 2019
A Day in Kashmir’s Epicenter of Resistance
Scenes from the Soura area of Srinagar, Kashmir's epicenter of resistance.
A Day in Kashmir’s Epicenter of Resistance
What’s Next for Kem Sokha and Cambodia’s Opposition?
September 04, 2019
What’s Next for Kem Sokha and Cambodia’s Opposition?
The anniversary of the Cambodian opposition leader’s detention this week raises questions about his future.
What’s Next for Kem Sokha and Cambodia’s Opposition?
Young Students Make Their Voices Heard in Hong Kong
September 04, 2019
Young Students Make Their Voices Heard in Hong Kong
The generation born under Chinese sovereignty in Hong Kong is pushing back on Beijing, too.
Young Students Make Their Voices Heard in Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, The World of <em>Suzie Wong</em> Became a War Zone
September 04, 2019
In Hong Kong, The World of Suzie Wong Became a War Zone
Over the weekend, protesters took over Wanchai District in Hong Kong.
In Hong Kong, The World of Suzie Wong Became a War Zone
The Fate of Turkmenistan’s Gülenists
September 03, 2019
The Fate of Turkmenistan’s Gülenists
What’s become of the students arrested by Turkmen authorities in 2016-17 at the height of the Gülen crackdown?
The Fate of Turkmenistan’s Gülenists
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